Mar 6, 2013 12:40 AM by Andrew Masuda
Tyrus Yamagata, Andy Garretson and Justin Syracuse each drove in two runs to lead the Templeton baseball team to a 10-6 win at Mission Prep on Tuesday. The Eagles improved to 3-0, while the Royals fell to 2-1.
The Eagles built an early 3-0 lead in the second inning on a sacrifice fly from Syracuse and a two-run, two-out single by Yamagata.
The Royals scored twice in the bottom of the second on a basehit by Joey Donner to score Calvin Levisay and a sacrifice fly to score another run. Mission tied it 3-3 in the bottom of the third on a bloop single to left by Levisay to score George Hindmarsh.
The Eagles regained the lead for good in the fourth when Garretson hit a two-run double down the left field line to make it 5-3. The Eagles added two more runs on walks with the bases loaded.
Yamagata led the Eagles with 3 hits, including a double. Garretson and Syracuse each had 2 hits for Templeton to back starter Mac Lardner, who earned the win. Garretson pitched the sixth and seventh innings to earn the save.
Hindmarsh led the Royals with 3 hits, while Donner added 2 hits. Mission scored in five different innings to keep the game within reach.
San Luis Obispo baseball captured its first win of the season with an 8-5 victory at Lompoc on Tuesday. The Tigers improved to 1-2, while Lompoc fell to 0-3.
Nick Hill led the Tigers with 3 hits in five at-bats to go with one RBI. Dominic Fountain drove in three runs and went 2 for 5 at the plate.
Garrett Giovannelli earned the win in relief for the Tigers, who play at Santa Ynez on Saturday at 11 am.
Morro Bay scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to come from behind to edge Arroyo Grande 3-2 in a non-league game. Kyle Brown was cruising on the mound into the sixth inning when the Pirates got things going offensively.
Zack Brown had 3 of the Eagles' 8 hits in the game. AG dropped to 1-1-1 on the season, while Morro Bay improved to 1-2.
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